Drainpipe Area

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Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Strenuosity
8m. The crack passing the left edge of the big roof is not misnamed.
1 user comment
 VS 4c
2
Cockney's Traverse
10m. Climb Strenuosity then follow the break rightwards below the overhangs (thread) to easy ground.
 
1 Stars
HS 4b
3
Hang-glider
12m. The central roof direct or on the left. Bold moves and flexible holds make the route memorable.
 
1 Stars
E2 5b
4
Slanter
10m. The shallow leaning groove sneaks past the right-hand edge of the overhang.
 
1 Stars
VS 4c
5
Alpha
8m. The juggy flake crack is pleasant.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
VD
6
Beta
10m. An ascent of the constricted rift shouldn't require any beta.
 D
7
Grooved Wall
10m. The edge of a slab and the steep groove above.
 
1 Stars
HS 4b
8
Eastern Slab
12m. The slab and arete offer a good lower grade climb.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
D
9
Deep Chimney
12m. The angular rift.
 M
10
Green Wall
12m. Climb the shallow groove in the centre of the buttress to a tricky mantelshelf exit on the left.
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
HS 4b
11
Boy's Own
12m. The square arete is worth doing.
 E1 5b
12
Nil Desperandum
12m. The classic groove-line to an escape left under the overhangs.
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
S 4a
13
Pulpit Ridge
16m. The bold and imposing arete. Climb onto the Pulpit via a traverse from the right then balance up the exciting (low gear)...
 
3 Stars
HVS 4c
14
Over the Moors
16m. Climb the bold and bald wall trending slightly rightwards.
9 user comments
 
3 Stars
E5 6b
15
Black Mountain Collage
Climb initial crack of Pulpit Ridge to break (first and only runner). Climb straight up for 3m or so (probably technical crux)....
 E7 6c
16
The Drainpipe
16m. The steep corner is good but best avoided after (and during) wet weather.
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
S 4a
17
Guerrilla Action
16m. Trend right to the arete and climb it to an airy exit.
 
2 Stars
E2 5b
18
Welcome to Greenfield, Gateway to the Valley
16m. Climb the face to a deep slot. After a lie down pull onto the final wall with difficulty.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
E3 6a
19
Undone Crack
16m. The thin crack and its wider continuation.
 VS 4c
20
Slime Crack
10m. The scruffy corner is included 'because its there'. Finish up the chimney.
 D
21
Little Kern Knotts
10m. Climb the crack passing the recess. Finish up the wall on the right.
 S 4a
22
Waterloo Climb
12m. Mount the flake then traverse left to the arete.
 HS 4b
23
The Plonker
12m From the flake climb straight up the wall to a taxing exit - Rodney.
 
1 Stars
HVS 5b
24
Muddy Crack
12m. The grubby crack and its continuation.
 VD
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    Wall and Crack Climb
    "Felt very hard for the grade. Dirty, grassy and bold." 28/Jul

    Gray's Wall
    "I have no idea what grade this is as I only got 2 foot off the ground. But it's..." 28/Jul

    Green Wall
    "Tricky start and finish! Bold for the grade." 13/Jun

    The Derivatives
    "The top slab is rathy necky for a VDiff!" 11/Jun

    The Drainpipe
    "Filty, even after 2 weeks of hot sunny weather! As the BMC guide says, "it..." 11/Jun

    Strenuosity
    "I could be wrong but the line shown does not seem to correspond with the line in..." 16/Sep

    Nil Desperandum
    "Beware of the midges" 20/Jun

    True Grit
    "a stunner. one of the best routes i've done on grit. two large Friends are worth..." 08/Dec

    True Grit
    "a real moorland classic not hard in the grade,a solo one very windy evening made..." 04/Oct

    Abracadabra
    "tis nails i agree, but i did manage to do it, i think i spent a day and a half c..." 22/Sep

    Abracadabra
    "apart from con, i've never met anyone who's actually completed this...nails!" 21/Sep

    Over the Moors
    "Black Mountain College a 3 star E7 6b, low in the grade, quite bold. Up that wal..." 29/May

    Over the Moors
    "I think it had three ascent in as many weeks. All of them thinking they were the..." 01/May

    Over the Moors
    "Surely it's worth a star or two?" 06/Dec

    Welcome to Greenfield, Gateway to the Valley
    "i think that the pull onto the top face is the meat of the entire route, and it ..." 06/Dec

    Over the Moors
    "perfect sense to me Jon old chap, me thinks martin k was misunderstanding your c..." 06/Nov

    Over the Moors
    "Ay? I thought it was quite clear. Over The Moors is on the left (and has a nut r..." 06/Nov

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